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Old 10-24-08, 10:36 PM   #6
kaptkarl
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Default Re: EVGA trade up program - GTX 260 216 core coming.....

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Originally Posted by sillyeagle View Post
They're charging you FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS for a GTX 260, minus $200 for your old card, for a total cost to you of $299???

Or am I reading "Net cost for the 260 after the deal is $299" wrong?
You misunderstood......here's the deal.

I paid $199 for my GTX9800+ at Newegg.com

I did EVGA's step up to the GTX260 216core:
GTX260 216core cost $299 from EVGA, less the $199 credit they gave me from my original purchase from Newegg. So I paid EVGA $100 for the upgrade.

Sooo....my total cost for the GTX260 216core is $299 ($199 to newegg, $100 to EVGA).

I like I said before, I could have saved $30 or so buying elsewhere, but I wouldn't have been able to sell my GTX9800+ for $199, as they are now going for $149 in some places!!

The step up program was the way to go for an upgrade IMHO.

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